Africa: We Spent $1m To Evacuate Nigerians and 17 Ghanaians stranded In Russia says Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama

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The Federal Government, on Monday, claimed it spent the sum of $1 million to evacuate Nigerians who were stranded in Russia. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who made the disclosure in Abuja, said another batch of 200 Nigerians were airlifted to the country on Sunday, including 17 Ghanaians. The amount, Onyeama said, covered both the first batch of 155 […]

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News: Rusewe Marries Football with Arts and Culture in Russia

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Nigeria’s presence in Russia at the moment is not limited to the activities of the Super Eagles on the football fields. As the players are exhibiting their talents and projecting Nigeria’s football prowess, so also is the Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe also showcasing Nigeria to the world. In Moscow, there is an […]

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News: Meet Nike ‘Wakanda’ designer who crafted Super Eagles Russia 2018 World Cup jerseys

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Nike on Friday 1st of June unveiled the much talked about Super Eagles Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup jerseys to mixed reactions on social media, but the ‘Wakanda’ brain behind the design has rarely been in the foreground. TheNewsGuru reports Nike designer, Matthew Wolff, lead the Operation Naija squad that included Dan Farron, Rebecca Aleman, Michael Vorel, and himself, to […]

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US Election: American Triumphalism after Cold War created the Putin Phenomenon and the new Russia

As the Soviet Union was breaking up 25 years ago, Mikhail Gorbachev expected the United States and its Western allies to provide vital aid. The former Soviet president thinks their failure to offer significant help wasted a chance to build a safer world and resulted from short-sighted gloating at a Cold War rival’s demise. In a wide-ranging interview with The […]

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South Africa Named The Worst Country To Raise Your Kids In – Worse Than Somalia

The United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) recently revealed that South Africa is now rated as the worst country in the world to raise your children in. In yet another shocking example of how much South Africa has fallen under Jacob Zuma, it was revealed that 77 of every 100 000 children die at school in South Africa. The highest in […]

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We Want To be the biggest Airline that fly to Nigeria and Africa – Turkish Airline

Experts say that the higher the growth of the aviation industry, the higher a country’s GDP. The economic benefits of aviation are very important. Globally, it is 3.4 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The vice president, Sub-Saharan Africa, Turkish Airlines, Mr Said Samil Karakas in an interview with WINIFRED OGBEBO, who was in Istanbul recently, said it’s important […]

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Boy, 16, to live with porn star

A schoolboy in Russia has won a month living with a porn star as a prize in an online competition. Ruslan Schedrin, 16, was told he qualifies to spend a month in a Moscow hotel with the voluptuous Ekaterina Makarova. He appears delighted about the prize, saying the X-rated actress has ‘good sizes’ and he is ‘boiling inside’ – but […]

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Morocco targets 160, 000 West Africans travellers in 2016

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Morocco is seeking to attract more visitors from Russia, China and West Africa, as instability in nearby countries deters tourists from traditional European markets. Plans to open new air routes are in motion, Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad said in an interview in Rabat following a visit by King Mohammed VI to Russia. “Russia offers us a big opportunity,” he […]

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The 10 most powerful Nations in Africa

1. South Africa South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20 and BRICS (the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping), and the only African country of the EU’s 10 global strategic partners. This is mainly because South Africa is the EU’s largest trading partner in Africa but it certainly gives the country […]

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S.A is now Africa’s third largest economy – CNBC Africa

(Renaissance Capital) A couple of years ago – I did a summer mash-up comparing continental, country and US state GDP.  I argued that even with a US recession in 2016, still Russia’s GDP would not exceed California’s until 2029.  This is a very preliminary update on how the EM and Frontier worlds stack up against each other and the US after […]

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